hidden-variable theory of the first kind

hidden-variable theory of the first kind

[′hid·ən ¦ver·ē·ə·bəl ‚thē·ə·rē əvthə ′fərst ‚kīnd]
(quantum mechanics)
A theory postulating the existence of hidden variables and constructed so as to be self-consistent and to reproduce all the statistical predictions of quantum mechanics when the hidden variables are in an equilibrium distribution.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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